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According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use disorder in 2014. And according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 44 million Americans experience mental health disorders every year. Those numbers are growing.

As our country and communities continue to confront the impact of addiction and mental health issues, we must take a closer look at the causes, damage, and solutions. Written by our licensed, experienced mental health professionals, our blog explores a wide range of topics around substance abuse, mental health, and the effect on real lives. We invite you to read our most current blog posts below.

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Posts about Therapy

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

9 Ways to Overcome Failures in Your Life

Nobody is perfect. We’ve all failed at something at some point in our lives and failure is simply a part of life. Feeling hurt and sad when you’ve failed to achieve something, regardless of how big or small it may be, is only natural and there’s little point in dwelling on past failures.

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Domestic Abuse: Symptoms and Solutions for Those Suffering

Anybody, irrespective of their educational, financial or social status can fall victim to domestic abuse.

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

6 Simple Ways to Deal With Emotional Stress

Studies describe stress as, “any situation which tends to disturb the equilibrium between a living organism and its environment.”

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace - Tips and Advice

Handling workplace addiction has become a critical area for employers as well as human resources departments.

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

Depression is Not a Choice, but a Curable Mental Disorder

How it would sound if someone said they woke up one morning and decided not to be sick?! We’ve all heard people say that they won’t ever be sad, but have you ever wondered whether they actually managed this?

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Does Addiction Affect Your Personality and Behavior?

Seeing drugs and alcohol have an impact on an individual’s personality is nothing new. Addiction not only changes personality but also has a significant effect on the victim’s personal and professional relationships, as well as other essential aspects of life.

What Type of Therapy is Right for You?

What Type of Therapy is Right for You?

When you think of therapy you might envision laying on a couch having to blab your deepest, darkest secrets in front of a therapist that you do not even really know.

Ways Dialectical Behavior Therapy Works in Recovery

Ways Dialectical Behavior Therapy Works in Recovery

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based therapy treatment that has been helpful to treat patients that have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse.

What are the 5 Rules of Recovery for Therapy?

What are the 5 Rules of Recovery for Therapy?

People that need help for addiction often seek recovery at rehabilitation facilities that use therapy as part of their recovery process.

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